French Lentil and Carrot Soup
“It’s crazy how just a few ingredients can make such a difference. Using finely chopped rotisserie chicken in this recipe makes it perfect for a busy weeknight meal, but you can leave it out if you prefer.” —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia
|Servings||Prep Time||Cook Time|
|6servings (2-1/4 quarts)||15minutes||6-1/4hours|
|6servings (2-1/4 quarts)||15minutes|
Test Kitchen tips
- Remember to check the label when buying herbes de Provence; some contain lavender and some don’t. The lavender adds an unusual flavor that complements both carrots and lentils.
- The amount of heavy cream may be increased, decreased or eliminated depending on personal tastes.
1-1/2 cups: 338 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 738mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 7g fiber), 29g protein.
Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.